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NACAR : Possibly from naccaro "player of the tambourine", which is derived from Arabic naqqara.

NAESS : From the Norwegian word næs "a promontory".

NAGARKAR : In the Indian State of Maharashtra, surnames are derived from the name of town by adding the suffix kar. Therefore someone called Nagarkar originally ...

NAGEL : Means "nail" in German and Dutch, and is probably related to the occupation of carpenter. It could also refer to a smith who specifically made nails.

NAGGI : Originally denoted a person from the town of Naggio in Italy.

NAGGIA : Variant of NAGGI.

NAGI : Variant of the Arabic Naji, from an Arabic word meaning "close friend".

NAGY : From a nickname meaning "big" or "great" in Hungarian, referring to one's characteristics. This is a very common Hungarian surname.

NAKAHARA : From Japanese 中 (naka) meaning "middle" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".

NAKAJIMA : From Japanese 中 (naka) meaning "middle" and 島 (shima) meaning "island".

NAKAMURA : From Japanese 中 (naka) meaning "middle" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".

NAKANO : From Japanese 中 (naka) meaning "middle" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".

NAKASHIMA : Variant transcription of NAKAJIMA.

NALDI : From given names like ARNALDO and RINALDO.

NANA : From a diminutive of GIOVANNI.

NANI : Variant of NANA.

NANNI : Variant of NANA.

NANNINI : From Nanni, a diminutive of the given name GIOVANNI.

NAOUMOV : Variant transcription of NAUMOV.

NAPOLEONI : From the medieval given name Napoleone (see NAPOLEON). This name became popular because of Napoleone Buonaparte, also known as Napoléon I, emperor of...

NAPOLETANI : Originally indicated a person from Napoli (Naples) in Italy.

NAPOLIELLO : Originally indicated a person from Napoli (Naples) in Italy.

NARANG : From the name of a province in Pakistan which was in undivided India. The people took the surname of the place as their own.

NARDI : From the given name Nardo which was originally a short form of names like BERNARDO or LEONARDO.

NARDO : Variant of NARDI.

NARDOVINO : Either from NARDI or from the name Ardovino which was derived from the Germanic name Hardwin (hard- "strong" and -win "friend").

NARVÁEZ : From the name of the town Narváez in Spain.

NASATO : Nickname for someone with a prominent nose, from Italian naso "nose".

NASCIMBENE : Variant of NASCIMBENI.

NASCIMBENI : From the medieval given name Nascimbene meaning "born well". It is typical of the Venetian region.



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